7 Days Surf Retreat Alentejo Coast, Sines, Portugal

  • Huzulu Surf Ranch, Herdade do Pessegueiro, 7520 - 421 Porto Covo, Sines, Setubal District, Alentejo Litoral, Alentejo, Portugal

Surf Camp in Portugal

Huzulu Surf Ranch is a family run local business, born from the passion and thrill of being in the ocean and doing what really fulfills them, sharing with others what surf is all about!

More than teaching people how to surf Huzulu Surf Ranch offers you an intimate, friendly and serene environment where you’ll be 100% in touch with nature and with the Portuguese culture. Here you are treated as part of the family

Everyone is welcome from people coming on their own to families or groups of friends for single surf lessons to a whole 7 day surf retreat experience.

Overall, making sure you have the best holidays possible is Huzulu Surf Ranch main goal.

Highlights

  • 5 two-hour surf lessons
  • Program suitable for beginner surfers
  • Learn about safety, catching waves, and maneuvers
  • Practice standing on the board, gaining speed, and making turns
  • Horse riding and visits to nearby villages available
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 5 days with instruction
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English
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Huzulu Surf Ranch is located inside a farm with 40 horses in front of the sea. Accommodation is offered on a single and shared room basis. Pets are allowed on the ranch, but not inside the house. A box is available for the animals in an outdoor suitable area. You must inform at the time of booking the number of animals that you are bringing.

There will be an additional charge of 150 EUR per week per pet for rental maintenance and cleaning of the pits. House cleaning is included twice a week. If you wish, you can choose to pay an extra fee of 100 EUR and the cleaning of the house will be done five days a week.

Lesson program

Lesson 1

  • Objective: To stand on the board and to know the safety rules
  • Distribution of the material
  • Recognition of the beach, waves, and currents
  • Basic rules
  • Warm-up and stretching
  • Rowing techniques
  • Stand on the board
  • Safety rules
  • Adaptation to the aquatic environment
  • Practice in the foam

Lesson 2

  • Objective: To get on the board and gain speed
  • Recognition of the beach, waves, and currents
  • Basic rules
  • Warm-up and stretching
  • Stand on the board with stability
  • Speed up
  • Safety rules
  • Practice in the foam

Lesson 3

  • Main objective: To make turns on the board
  • Recognition of the beach, waves, and currents
  • Basic rules
  • Warm-up and stretching
  • Raise on the board with stability and speed
  • Learn how to make turns
  • Safety rules
  • Practice in the foam

Lesson 4

  • Objective: To pass the surf and to know the correct positioning in the outside
  • Recognition of the beach, waves, and currents
  • Basic rules
  • New security rules
  • Warm-up and stretching
  • Remind level 0 techniques: Lift on the board with stability and speed, make turns
  • Sit on the board and turn
  • Duck's beak or Eskimo-roll techniques to pass from the surf to the outside
  • Safety rules

Lesson 5

  • Objective: To catch waves by busting and turning and initiation to maneuvers and other advanced techniques
  • Recognition of the beach, waves, and currents
  • Basic rules
  • New security rules
  • Warm-up and stretching
  • Remind level 0 techniques: Lift on the board with stability and speed, make turns
  • Sit on the board and turn
  • Duck's beak or Eskimo-roll techniques to pass from the surf to the outside
  • Safety rules
  • Catching waves by busting
  • Techniques to turn into waves by bursting

Sample daily schedule

Day 1

  • 14:00 Pick-up from airport
  • 15:00 Transfer from Lisbon to Herdade do Pessegueiro
  • 17:00 Check-in
  • 18:00 Welcome dinner
  • 19:00 Briefing to go over the week's program with your host

Day 2

  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Briefing and transfer
  • 11:00 Surf lesson
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Free time
  • 16:00 Tour of the ranch
  • 17:00 Optional horseback ride
  • 18:00 Free time
  • 19:00 Dinner at the ranch

Day 3

  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Briefing and transfer
  • 11:00 Surf lesson
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Free time
  • 16:00 Visit to Porto Covo
  • 17:00 Free time
  • 19:00 Dinner in Vieirinha

Day 4

  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Briefing and transfer
  • 11:00 Surf lesson
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Free time
  • 16:00 Visit to Milfontes
  • 17:00 Free time
  • 19:00 Dinner in Porto Covo

Day 5

  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Free time
  • 14:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 Free time
  • 19:00 Dinner in São Torpes

Day 6

  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Briefing and transfer
  • 11:00 Surf lesson
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Free surf
  • 16:00 Visit to Cork Field
  • 17:00 Free time
  • 19:00 Dinner in Milfontes

Day 7

  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Free time
  • 12:00 Light lunch
  • 13:00 Free time
  • 14:00 Surf lesson
  • 16:00 Last day meeting at the bar
  • 17:00 Free time
  • 19:00 Dinner at the ranch

Day 8

  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Check-out
  • Diogo Gouveia

    Diego is a 33-year-old from Lisbon. He graduated in marketing and moved south to the Vincentian Coast in the south of Portugal a few years later. He has been surfing since he was a teenager. His other passion is horses; Diego likes to set up and show people beautiful places and put them in contact with these two realities. He enjoys surfing in calm and beautiful places with good energy.

The ranch is located in front of the sea in the most untouched area of the Parque Natural da Costa Vicentina e Sudoeste Alentejano, Portugal. Here, the beaches are perfect to enjoy the surf lifestyle and the nice waves will help you improve your surfing technique. The place benefits from a Mediterranean climate with warm days and very good water temperature.

Daily breakfast is included for the duration of your holiday. The food is typical of the natural and biological products of the region. The meals are served at restaurants that guarantee these parameters. You can upgrade to an all meals pack for 250 EUR more.

  • Archery
  • Bicycle rental
  • Guided tours
  • Horse riding
  • Jeep tours
  • Relax and listen to music at the bar
  • Safari park
  • Visit Cork Field
  • Visit Milfonte
  • Visit Porto Covo

Zen Shiatsu therapy massages are available for booking. The cost for one massage is 60 EUR.

  • 5 surf lessons
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Additional activities
  • Additional meals
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Alcohol
  • Equipment
  • House cleaning five times a week
  • Massages
  • Rental space for pets
  • Visit Cork Field, Milfonte, and Porto Covo

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Airport (LIS). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request for 90 EUR.

Sines, Portugal

Huzulu Surf Ranch is a family run local business, born from the passion and thrill of being in the ocean and doing what really fulfills us

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7 days / 6 nights

Availability
High season
  • June 1 - October 31

 

Mid season
  • February 1 - May 31
  • November 1 - December 31

 

Special discount

There is a 10% discount for customers who pay in full at the time of booking.

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